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Please note: If your party includes a wheelchair, or is in need of any preboarding assistance, please call us at 855-632-7729.  We want to ensure your experience in boarding is quick and efficient. 

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Locomotive Ride-Along

Advanced Reservations Required

Rub Elbows with the Engineer and Conductor for this once-in-a-lifetime experience.

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November 17 - December 27, 2018

All Aboard! Join us for a magical trip this holiday season to the North Pole on The Polar Express. Tickets sell quickly. reserve your seats now.

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Pumpkin Patch Texas State Railroad

Pumpkin Patch Train Ride

10:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. every Saturday and Sunday, October 6 - 28, 2018

Unleash the kids this harvest season and set them loose on a Pumpkin Patch full of interactive games, prizes, tricks and treats! Every Saturday and Sunday, October 7 through the 29th kids of all ages can ride the historic rails from the Rusk, TX train depot to Texas State Railroad’s very own Pumpkin Patch.

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Easter Egg Express

Coming Spring 2019

BIG Bunny Sighting Aboard Texas State Railroad

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Pints in the Pines

Coming back in May of 2019

What could be better than sampling Texas-brewed beers aboard a historic train as it travels the Piney Woods of the Lone Star State?  Savor the rich flavors of an amber harvest while drinking in the scenery and leisurely pace of a train ride.

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ROMANCE ON THE RAILS – Date Night Train Rides

Coming back in May of 2019

It’s datenight in the Piney Woods!

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Chocolate Lovers Special – Come Enjoy a Sweet Journey with Us!

Watch for 2019 dates

Texas State Railroad kicks off its 2019 season with the inaugural Chocolate Lovers’ Specials

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May’s Maydelle Turntable Runs

Coming May 2019

Education and FUN on a TRAIN!

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Summer means Steam at Texas State Railroad

Steam starts May 26, 2018

Summer is when the big boys come out to play!

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Because of special, incidental or consequential situations that may be out of our control, Texas State Railroad reserves the right to adjust our operation between the date of your booking and the day of departure. These changes could include (but not be limited to): locomotive power for the day, passenger car assignments, layover and/or meal time during the four-hour ride and departure and/or arrival times. Thanking you in advance for your consideration.